Calvin Fuller - Southwick, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 02.733 W 072° 46.932
18T E 683546 N 4657213
Quick Description: The grave of Calvin Fuller, who was killed in battle near Petersburg, VA during the Civil War, is located in the Old Southwick Cemetery in Southwick, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/8/2022 9:26:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM16DM3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:

The restored marble gravestone of Calvin Fuller has a relief sculpture of a flag in a recessed circle. It is inscribed:

CALVIN FULLER
Killed in Battle
near Petersburg, Va.
Aug. 19, 1864
Aged 35
Member of Co. B.
21st Reg. Mass Vol.'s

Calvin Fuller was a 31 year old farmer when he enlisted in the Union Army. He was killed at Weldon Railroad, VA. He re-enlisted on January 1, 1864. The restoration of the toppled stone was accomplished by Gene Theroux on Tuesday, 23 March 2021.

Type of Death Listed: War related (Killed in Action)

Cause of death inscription on headstone: Killed in Battle near Petersburg, Va.

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